Temporary Retail Sales Associate

New York, United States · Food & Revenue

Description

Temporary Retail Associates staff FHL’s shops on the High Line. Reporting to the Retail Supervisor, Associates will serve as the primary fundraising and sales team on the High Line. Responsibilities will include selling High Line merchandise, acquiring memberships, and serving as ambassadors to park visitors.

This is a temporary position that requires working outdoors in a park; work schedules include weekends and holidays. Full-time and part-time positions are available.

Responsibilities

Requirements

The ideal candidate has excellent interpersonal and communications skills and enjoys interacting with the public. Extensive cash handling experience and customer service experience with a background in sales, promotions, and/or marketing is essential.


This position requires consistent weekend availability throughout the summer and fall seasons. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and be comfortable standing for the majority of their shift. Ability to walk the length of the High Line once or twice daily and to occasionally sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Please note that this is an outdoors sales job; in the event of inclement weather, shifts may be adjusted or cancelled. We have a special interest in candidates who have a passion for the High Line, sustainability, New York City history, public art, architecture, and/or horticulture.
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